The Climate Council of Australia is warning that the 2017-18 bushfire season will be more severe and dangerous than past years as a result of climate change.. The council said the new Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC outlook was a smoke signal for
Mobile black spots could cost lives this fire season and Telstra is being urged to improve services in rural and regional Victoria.. Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan has joined forces with Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie to push the government
Benalla’s Cody Marks is set to test his skills at a statewide basketball tournament this weekend.. Marks, 11, is one of country basketball’s next generation who earned a place at the Basketball Victoria Country Jamboree, to be held in
Screening this weekend is Frantz (PG) and Lady Macbeth (MA15+).. Frantz is a probing French and German film set after World War I.. Anna is a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed in the trenches of World War I.. Adrien
A local initiative aimed at reconnecting disengaged young people in Benalla may close if the state government cuts funding.. The Hang out and Catch Up Sometimes (HOCUS) youth group, which is run through Waminda Community House, have been told that
Low quality CCTV images have made this investigation challenging - can you help? . Benalla police are appealing for community assistance to help identify two males following a significant theft from a Bridge Street, Benalla retailer last year. . If
Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been
A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and
Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil
The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd
NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according
A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine
The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the
Hay makers are hoping for one more solid downpour in the coming days to help finish off their crop, according to AW Ag Contracting owner Adam Whipp.. Mr Whipp, from Nanneella, who contracts out 40000 square and round hay bales a year in addition to
The Australian Fodder Industry Association’s 2017 National Fodder Conference was held last month on the Gold Coast, with the machinery on show generating interest.. With a theme of ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’, delegates
With the introduction of the 0 Series round balers for the 2018 hay making season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler pre-cutter and the industry’s first 1.5m pre-cutter baler.. The four models that comprise the
The former managing director of Goulburn-Murray Water and NSW top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon has been stood down amid allegations of misconduct.. Mr Hanlon, who held the managing director job at Goulburn-Murray Water from 2011 to 2014, was stood
A fourth person has been charged with the murder of 43-year-old Paul Costa, whose body was found in a Melbourne park in July.
The "very dangerous bomb" that injured 30 on a London train could have caused even more damage, the Metropolitan Police chief says.
A man who knifed his ex-partner and murdered her dining companion at a Sydney restaurant said he was "blinded by my love for her".
Two window cleaners have been rescued in Melbourne after their platform malfunctioned and plummeted several floors.
Fairfax Media shareholders will vote on the separation of the Domain real estate business on November 2.
The High Court has ruled One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts was a duel British and Australian citizen when nominated for parliament.
Greyhounds Australasia has temporarily suspended a scheme that allows dogs to be exported to the US, amid concerns they are ending up in China.
Former Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls would be a "rocket" in federal parliament but it is his call whether he wants to pursue it, Barnaby Joyce says.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is worried for the region after North Korea threatened to test launch a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
Award-winning artist Vincent Fantauzzo will paint the official portrait of Australia's first female prime minister.